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Re: Newbie Question Connection is read-only with svnserve ...

From: Ulrich Eckhardt <eckhardt_at_satorlaser.com>
Date: 2004-11-12 12:22:56 CET

Peter C. wrote:
> I successfully build subversion 1.1.1 with linux (suse7.1)
> I started svnserve -d -t -r /subversion
> I create an repository test svnadmin create /subversion/test
> I opened a tunnel to that machine and try to import a file
> and always receive: Connection is read-only

Why do you open a tunnel? FYI, tunneling is achieved via svn+ssh://, what your
system is set up for is 'normal' svn:// access!

> I found someone else asking this and it was mentioned to check permissions
> to the conf file.
> I checked it but it seems correct = owner has r,w (even after setting 777 -
> no success)

Did you setup users as described in /subversion/test/conf/svnserve.conf?

Note that OS-users reading or writing the repository need full write access to
the files within(well, at least the BDB). A different concept are users for
the svnserve process, those need to be configured separately.
Also, the svnserve should not run as root(if possible), but see the beek for


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